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Oden working in the Gothenburg approaches
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No: 5476   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2008   Manufacturer: Götaverken Arendal Ab, Sweden   Country: Sweden
Oden working in the Gothenburg approaches

Photographed on 14 June 2008.
Arctic Class Icebreaker, owned and managed by the Swedish Maritime Administration, Norrköping, Sweden
Builder: Götaverken, Arendal, Sweden, delivered: 1988 .
Oden is one of seven icebreakers operated by the Swedish Maritime Administration. ODEN is designed for escort ice-breaking and for Arctic research operations. She is very flexible and can carry scientific equipment, container labs, frozen storage, containers, deep drilling equipment for geological purposes, etc.
LOA: 107.8 m, Beam extreme: 31.0 m, Operational draught: 7.0 - 8.5 m
Displacement: 11,000-13,000 tonnes Grt: 9,438
Provision: 80 people for 100 days, can be increased by containers on deck. Icebreaking capability: 1.9 m level ice at 3 knots
Turning radius in 0.8 m ice: 1 ship length, Speed in open water: 16 knots
Endurance: 30.000 nautical miles in open sea at 13 knots or 100 days
Propulsion: 4 medium speed 8-cylinder diesel engines, Sulzer ZAL4OS, 2 dual input single output reduction gears, 2 CP propellers in nozzles, LIPS
Total power: 18.0 MW (24,500 hp)
Electric power plant: 4 medium speed 6-cylinder diesel engines
Jet thruster/hull wash system: Sulzer AT25H
Heeling system: one emergency diesel
Total power: 5.4 MW
Picture added on 14 June 2008
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IMO: 8700876.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 04 June 2012.
This was the last ship to be built by Götaverken Arendal, Gothenburg, her birthplace being within sight of her where she is shown here. She was actually delivered on 29 January 1989, as yard no. 953.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 18 June 2013.
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